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Saying goodbye to Tower Tee

Above: Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz and batting cages operator Dave Swatek wave ‘goodbye’ to the crowd after announcing the next band to perform during the golf course’s farewell concert Sunday. While on stage, organizers read a statement from U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner. ‘Everyone has a Tower Tee story, which is a testament to the

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Mehlville’s GRATE Summer Academy students help community with service

Pictured above: Students Jason Zheng, left, and Taylor Phan hold a floral centerpiece they created for the residents of Sherbrook Village. Photo by Bill Milligan. Students in Mehlville School District’s GRATE (Gaining Real Achievement Through Enrichment) Summer Academy raised almost $1,800 to contribute to local charities and families in need. At Bierbaum Elementary School and

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Three local schools named National Schools of Character

Three local schools were among the 17 Missouri schools and 73 schools nationwide to receive the 2018 National School of Character Award from Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. All three schools — Long Elementary in Lindbergh Schools and Beasley Elementary and Mehlville High School in

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ hosts fourth Oakville Community Market

Penelope Ritchie of Barnview Fields & Farm fixes the produce display during the Oakville Community Market. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer For the past month, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ has been hosting a weekly community market for residents around the Lemay, Mehlville and Oakville areas. “We just wanted to create something to bring

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Kennerly hosts ‘Kindergarten Playdate’

Tory, 5, pictured above, slides down the slide before running to tell her mother about her new friend Penelope. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer Kennerly Elementary School hosted a playdate for incoming students and their families to meet each other, their teachers and Principal Todd Morgan last week. Kennerly will be offering another kindergarten playdate

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MFPD first in county to roll out new paramedics

The newly announced paramedic unit poses in front of their ambulance. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District is the first fire district in St. Louis County to roll out a new community paramedic program to try to reduce chronic 911 calls from “high utilizers,” who

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Gallery: First Oakville Community Market held

Photo by Harold Messler. The first Oakville Community Market, which is envisioned as a farmers market and vendor fair, was held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ last week.  Local farms attended to sell produce, as seen below, and food trucks were on hand along with live music. Vendors sold jewelry, flower arrangements and

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